Yoshitoshi: Oniwaka Observing the Great Carp in the Pool

Yoshitoshi: Oniwaka Observing the Great Carp in the Pool

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Oniwaka Observing the Great Carp in the Pool
Series: “Thirty-Six Ghosts”: Shinkei sanjurokkaisen
Date: 1889

Oniwaka (the young Benkei) with his knife drawn behind him and mind filled with revenge, intently stalks the monster carp that devoured his mother.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Not the very first edition, but early.
Dimensions: ôban (35.6 x 23.8 cm)
Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi
Literature: See “Beauty & Violence”, page 89, number 65.8. See also Stevenson, page 32, plate VII.
Seal: Yoshitoshi
Signature: Yoshitoshi

SKU: YOT407


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